Verpillières

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Verpillières
Verpillières is located in France
Verpillières
Verpillières
Coordinates: 49°40′05″N 2°49′28″E / 49.6681°N 2.8244°E / 49.6681; 2.8244Coordinates: 49°40′05″N 2°49′28″E / 49.6681°N 2.8244°E / 49.6681; 2.8244
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Roye
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Haguet
Area
 • Land1 4.87 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 179
 • Population2 density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80790 / 80700
Elevation 74–85 m (243–279 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Verpillières is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated 32 miles (51 km) southeast of Amiens, on the D221e road, on the border with the department of Seine-Maritime.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Verpillières
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 158 159 122 142 161 169 179
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The seventeenth century church of Saint Martin's. Ruined during the First World War, restoration work began in 1926 and a new bell was christened in 1932.

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